2008 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship

The 2008 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship was held at the Sioux Falls Regional Livestock in Worthing, South Dakota, on June 28, 2008. The contestants that made it to the Semi-Finals and Finals are listed below. You can purchase a DVD video set of the entire Semi-Finals, Finals, the Awards Banquet and the 1 hour RFD-TV Special. You can also purchase audio CDs of either the Semi-Finals or Finals.

Semi-Finals

Bailey Ballou
Elgin , Oklahoma
Jeff Bynum
Southside, Alabama
Dan Clark
Winner, South Dakota
Lance Cochran
Medford, Oklahoma
Chuck Cozzitorto
Hilmar, California
Charly  Cummings
Yates Center, Kansas
Shannon Davis
Yantis, Texas
Eli Detweiler Jr.
Ruffin, North Carolina
Justin  Dodson
Welch, Oklahoma
Eric Duarte
Beatty, Oregon
Mark Fischer
Mokelumne Hill, California
Dustin Focht
Stillwater, Oklahoma
Tom Frey
Creston, Iowa
Mike Imbrogno
Atwater, California
Ronald Knopp
Watertown, Tennessee
Lynn Langvardt
Wakefield, Kansas
Brian Little
Wann, Oklahoma

 
Matt Lowery
Burwell, Nebraska
Joel T. Martin
Williamston, South Carolina
Chance Martin
Red Deer, Alberta
Andrew McDowell
Vandalia, Illinois
Brandon R. Neely
Berkeley Springs, West Virginia
Ted Odle
Brush, Colorado
Paul Ramirez
Tucson, Arizona
Lonnie Rudd
Wilder, Idaho
Jason Santomaso
Sterling, Colorado
Kevin Schow
Paxton, Nebraska
Rick Shoemaker
Kearney, Nebraska
Preston Smith
Lexington, Nebraska
Gabe Spikes
Bowie, Texas
Tracy Sullivan
Prague, Oklahoma
Ty Thompson
Billings, Montana
Al Wessel
Long Prairie, Minnesota

Finals

Lance Cochran
Medford, Oklahoma
Charly  Cummings — rookie
Yates Center, Kansas
Justin  Dodson
Welch, Oklahoma
Tom Frey
Creston, Iowa
Brian Little
Wann, Oklahoma
Matt Lowery — champion
Burwell, Nebraska
Ted Odle — reserve champion
Brush, Colorado
Paul Ramirez
Tucson, Arizona
Rick Shoemaker
Kearney, Nebraska
Ty Thompson — runner-up champion
Billings, Montana